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Gift Ideas | The Chef

Today´s roundup is a great list of cookbooks that would make perfect gifts for the foodie in your life. Whether they´re destined for the coffee table or the kitchen counter, there´s no such thing as too many cookbooks, we think any food-lover’s shelf would benefit from these. Check out some more photos and product details below...




The Wild Chef. A wild game cookbook for every hunter—from the aspiring chef to the seasoned shot who does his own butchering—this collection of at-home and in-the-field recipes and kitchen tricks is everything that a modern wild game cookbook should be. $24 | BUY

Available for purchase in Europe here 




Perfect Panini. Sandwiches are transformed into something extraordinary when quality ingredients, savvy stacking, and a hot panini press are combined. From classic favorites to modern combos, this book will show you just how versatile and delicious panini can be. $16 | BUY

Available for purchase in Europe here




Fifty Shades of Bacon. An erotic cookbook that delves into the full bacon experience. Ok, it is not erotic at all, but it is a tongue in cheek delivery of some great bacon recipes. Everything from basic bacon bits to bacon ice cream to bacon au gratin and alfredo. If you are into bacon, want an interesting conversation piece or are looking for a present for the meat lover in your life, this title is for you. $9 | BUY

Available for purchase in Europe here




Cheese Obsession. An indispensable guide to enjoying this versatile and beloved ingredient, both in the kitchen and at the table. This luscious collection, with more than 100 recipes for every course, presents ways to cook with all types of cheese, whether rich and creamy, oozy and pungent, or nutty and sharp.
$21
| BUY

Available for purchase in Europe here 




The Mac + Cheese Cookbook. Macaroni and cheese is one of America’s favorite comfort foods, beloved by kids and adults alike. But there’s no need to rely on prefab mixes—all you need is a handful of kitchen staples, some tasty cheese, and a little insider advice courtesy of Homeroom restaurant. This perennially popular Oakland, California, eatery—with its entire menu devoted to mac and cheese—now shares its secrets for the best-ever mac recipes. $12 | BUY

Available for purchase in Europe here




The Hot Sauce Cookbook. Do you like your food hot? well here is a cookbook that really packs a punch. The Hot Sauce Cookbook by Robb Walsh turns up the heat with over 60 pepper sauce recipes. The book features step-by-step instructions for making your own sauces and salsas, plus recipes including Pickapeppa Pot Roast, the Original Buffalo Wing, Mexican Micheladas, and more. Just make sure your taste buds can handle it!  $14 | BUY

Available for purchase in Europe here




In the Charcuterie. A definitive resource for the modern meat lover, with 125 recipes and fully-illustrated step-by-step instructions for making brined, smoked, cured, skewered, braised, rolled, tied, and stuffed meats at home; plus a guide to sourcing, butchering, and cooking with the finest cuts.  $25 | BUY

Available for purchase in Europe here




Easy Italian. Here is the cookbook for every home cook who craves classic Italian fare but is often pressed for time. Assembled by the editors of Saveur, one of Americas most critically acclaimed culinary magazines, Easy Italian features 30 authentic, quick-to-prepare recipes guaranteed to please everyone who enjoys this much-admired cuisine. $12 | BUY

Available for purchase in Europe here

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